William Swainson (1789-1855) Australia

Biographical Information

William Swainson arrived in New Zealand in 1841 and settled in the Hutt Valley. Previously he lived in Brazil, where he worked as a naturalist and illustrator in the late 1820's early 1830's. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Suite of Six Drawings of Cottages in Lower Hutt New Zealand
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Suite of Six Drawings of Cottages in Lower Hutt New Zealand
Pencil and other media
The Sunday Art Sale, Leonard Joel, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings10A$600 N/A
Works on Paper4117A$5,700 N/A

* Calculated on sales over the last three years, where there are a sufficient number of sales over that period.

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